On This Day - August 14, 1957.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Vickers Viscount 720C VH-TVB 'Gregory Blaxland' set a speed record of 114 minutes for the flight between Townsville and Brisbane, shaving some 11 minutes from the previous record also set by this aircraft 0n October 07, 1955.

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On This Day - August 14, 1957.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Vickers Viscount 720C VH-TVD 'Hamilton Hume' set a speed record of 75 minutes for the flight between Sydney (Kingsford Smith) and Brisbane.

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On This Day - August 14, 1966.

The Ansett-ANA Douglas DC-6B VH-INT operated its final passenger service. It was then withdrawn from use and stored at Melbourne (Essendon) awaiting sale to Trans-Union, France.

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On This Day - August 14, 1966.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Douglas DC-6Bs VH-INH and VH-INU, both dry-leased from Ansett-ANA, operated their final passenger service with T.A.A..

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On This Day - August 14, 1967.

The Qantas Airways Lockheed 188C Electra VH-ECB departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) for the last time, on its ferry flight to the United States, having been sold to California Airmotive / Air California. The aircraft had flown some 16,455 hours with Qantas.

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On This Day - August 14, 1981.

The Ansett Airlines Boeing 727-277LR VH-ANB entered service, operating Flight AN1152 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Brisbane.

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On This Day - August 14, 1983.

The Ansett Airlines Boeing 767-277 VH-RMF operated the airline's inaugural Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Perth - Melbourne (Tullamarine) Boeing 767 service as Flight AN224/209.

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On This Day - August 14, 2001.

The Impulse Airlines Boeing 717-2K9 VH-IMP was ferried to Sydney (RAAF Richmond) for repainting into the original QantasLink livery.

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On This Day - August 14, 2002.

The Air New Zealand Boeing 767-319ER ZK-NCE, sub-leased to Air Niugini, was ferried from Auckland (New Zealand) to Port Morseby (Papua New Guinea) in preparation for its entry into service.

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On This Day - August 14, 2006.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 767-338ER VH-OGL was ferried from Beijing (China) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as Flight QF6016, having been repainting into the stardard Qantas livery following its return from lease to Australian Airlines. It returned to Qantas service later that day, operating Flight QF431 from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to Melbourne (Tullamarine).

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On This Day - August 14, 2012.

The Sunstate Airlines / QantasLink Bombardier DHC-8-402NG VH-LQJ entered service, operating Flight QF1472 from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to Canberra.

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On This Day - August 14, 2014.

The Virgin Australia Airbus A330-243 VH-XFA 'Cottesloe Beach' operated its last passenger service as Flight VA694 from Perth to Melbourne (Tullamarine).

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On This Day - August 14, 2017.

The Virgin Australia Embraer 190-100IGW VH-ZPN 'Arrawarra Beach' departed Brisbane in its ferry flight to the United States (Nashville) for return to the lessor and storage.

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On This Day - August 14, 2021.

The Alliance Airlines Embraer ERJ-190-100IGW VH-XFL arrived at Brisbane having completed its delivery flight from the United Kingdon (Norwich) as Flight SXI2141.

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On This Day - August 14, 2022.

The Alliance Airlines Fokker F27-050 VH-FKZ operated its final revenue service, operating Flight QQ3240/3241 from Adelaide (West Beach) - Olympic Dam - Adelaide (West Beach). It was then withdrawn from service and stored at Adelaide pending its sale to Panama Air.

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On This Day - August 14, 2023.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 737-838 VH-VXA 'Broome' had the 'Yes 23' decal applied to the rear fuselage.

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